by Allan holmes

Leadership: 5 Ways to Increase Your Influence

Nov 01, 20061 min
Relationship Building

  1. Understand what motivates those you are trying to influence, and make them an offer they can’t refuse.
  2. Provide independent evidence that supports your position.
  3. Know how your audience likes to receive information, and tailor your presentations accordingly.
  4. Talk informally with stakeholders, and give them a chance to air their ideas or concerns.
  5. Call upon colleagues with whom you have good relationships who can help you promote your goals.